Top 15 Apparel Trade Shows in the United States of America

Top 15 Apparel Trade Shows in the United States of America 2021

With store-based retail sales of USD 292 billion, the United States of America is home to the world’s largest apparel industry.

Ranking fourth on the global competitiveness index, the apparel industry vertical in the United States of America is one of the most significant contributors to the manufacturing sector and plays host to micro, small and medium enterprises and blue-chip corporations that offer a wide diversity of apparel offerings.

With the new financial year 2021-2022 getting underway, it makes enormous good sense to research on an exhaustive list of the top 15 apparel trade shows in the United States of America in the year.

 

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1. MAGIC- Business of Fashion-August

2. Private Label Manufacturers Association- PLMA

3. Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

4. Western & English Sales Market- WESA

5. Coterie

6. Dallas Apparel & Accessories – October

7. Fame

8. Imprinted Sportswear Long Beach – ISS

9. FFANY New York Shoe Expo

10. Moda

11. Imprinted Sportswear Fort Worth- ISS

12. Sole Commerce

13. Couture

14. TRENDZ Apparel Trade Show

15. AGENDA Trade Show Las Vegas

 

 

1. MAGIC- Business of Fashion-August

When: August 09 – 11, 2021
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

About The Trade Show:

The MAGIC- Business of Fashion- August is all set to take place from August 09 – 11, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Featuring an assembly of 66,103 attendees and 4,312 brand exhibitors, the trade show aims to bring together diverse communities of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, managers, and professionals from the American apparel industry on the same platform to create new avenues for demonstration of offerings, discussions on industry challenges and networking with peers.

 

2. Private Label Manufacturers Association- PLMA

When: November 14 – 16, 2021
Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

About The Trade Show:

The Private Label Manufacturers Association- PLMA is all set to take place from November 14 – 16, 2021, at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL. The trade show is expected to attract a footprint of 10, 237 attendees and 1,081 brand exhibitors from the apparel industry in the United States.

With dedicated sessions for product demonstration, forum discussions, and networking with industry peers, the trade show is one of the major industry events in the apparel vertical in the country this year.

 

3. Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

When: January 27 – 29, 2022
Where: Denver, CO

About The Trade Show:

The Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show is poised to take place on January 27 – 29, 2022, in Denver, Colorado. With participation from 32, 697 attendees and 877 brand exhibitors, this trade show is all set to offer exciting new platforms for corporate executives, managers, professionals and business owners to expand their outreach, showcase brand offerings and exchange thoughts on industry challenges and best practices.

 

4. Western & English Sales Market- WESA

When: January 13 – 16, 2022
Where: Dallas, TX

About The Trade Show:

The Western & English Sales Market- WESA is set to take place from January 13 – 16, 2022 in Dallas, TX. With the participation of 4, 462 attendees and 750 brand exhibitors, this trade show promises to offer a multitude of opportunities to attendees and brand exhibitors to engage with industry contemporaries, access great educational content and learn about the most pressing industry challenges and best practices.

 

5. Coterie

When: September 19- 22, 2021
Where: Jacob Javits Center, New York

About The Trade Show:

Experience elevated contemporary apparel, accessories, and footwear for women over the span of 3 days with COTERIE. One of the fashion trade shows that will bring together established and emerging brands from the premium to the affordable luxury sectors on one platform. Attendees get to open new accounts with target retailers and generate a global demand.
You also get to experience exclusive networking, show floor merchandising, and also original on-site programming, making this one of the “Must: attend events of 2021. This is your chance to connect with the elite list of international and domestic retailers, media, and influencers.

6. Dallas Apparel & Accessories – October

When: October 26-29, 2021
Where: Dallas Apparel And Accessories Market

About The Trade Show:

This is one of the apparel trade shows that will bring together emerging and established wholesale women’s apparel, accessories, footwear, and beauty brands. Get to know and meet the biggest names along with the starters of the industry in various categories under one roof. Dallas is one of the premier resources to find contemporary, children’s, women’s, and more in fashion.

 

7. Fame

When: September 19- 22, 2021
Where: Jacob Javits Center, New York

About The Trade Show:

FAME will be held side-by-side with the COTERIE event in the same venue. But FAME will be a virtual event for those who cannot attend the event in person. Experience brands from various sectors showcase their hi-end fashion products that you can shop for.

Discover and shop women’s contemporary and trend-driven fashion with brands on the given dates. This is a must-attend event for all enthusiasts of fashion, footwear, and accessories.

 

8. Imprinted Sportswear Long Beach – ISS

When: January 21 – 23, 2022
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

About The Trade Show:

This trade show is scheduled to take place from January 21 – 23, 2022 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, and is expected to bring together 11, 371 attendees and 352 brand exhibitors for a comprehensive round of demonstration of brand offerings, discussions on industry challenges and solutions and peer to peer networking.

 

9. FFANY New York Shoe Expo

When: November 29 – December 3, 2021
Where: Warwick New York, New York, USA

About The Trade Show:

An initiative of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York, this trade show is scheduled to take place from November 29 – December 3, 2021, at Warwick New York, New York City.

Featuring participation from 4, 500 attendees and 300 brand exhibitors from across the country, this trade show promises to be one of the most strategically important industry events in the apparel segment this year.

 

10. Moda

When: September 19- 22, 2021
Where: Jacob Javits Center, New York

About The Trade Show:

For fashionistas on the lookout for high-end fashion, this is one event alongside FAME and COTERIE on the same venue with products like perfect-for-gifting accessories and ready-to-ship FW merchandise. Get to experience you and buy from your favorite MODA brands accessory brands and RTW lifestyle collections at COTERIE DIGITAL.

 

11. Imprinted Sportswear Fort Worth- ISS

When: September 10 – 12, 2021
Where: Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

About The Trade Show:

The Imprinted Sportswear Fort Worth- ISS trade show is all set to take place from September 10 – 12, 2021 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The trade show aims to bring together diverse communities of professionals and business owners from the apparel industry vertical in the country including 5,300 attendees and 240 brand exhibitors.

12. Sole Commerce

When: September 19- 22, 2021
Where: Jacob Javits Center, New York

About The Trade Show:

Footwear enthusiasts in NEW YORK will have a treat for them because SOLE Commerce is one of the more important footwear events. SOLE is going to be one of the fashion trade shows that will only be footwear-centric. The event will conclude alongside COTERIE, co-merchandised with apparel.

SOLE Commerce is the gateway for international footwear brands into the US. This event is focused on providing access to international and domestic women’s luxury and contemporary brands. Experience the footwear event and get to learn more about the changing fashion trends in the industry.

 

13. Couture

When: August 24 -26, 2021
Where: Wynn, Las Vegas

About The Trade Show:

COUTURE is an annual event that serves as an exclusive and intimate venue for designers of the fine jewelry and luxury timepiece industry. This is a trade show where you get to meet the top-tier buyers from the most distinguished retailers. Big names such as Bergdorf Goodman, Borsheims, Reinhold Jewelers, and TWIST will make their presence at the event.

Bet there to experience as the event page says “ The world’s most exceptional curation of designer fine jewelry and luxury timepieces”. Attendees also get to hear from influencers and bloggers such as Katerina Perez Margo Raffaeli, Gem Gossip, and Third coast gems along with magazine editors from Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Robb Report.

 

14. TRENDZ Apparel Trade Show

When: August 29-31, 2021
Where: Palm Beach County Convention Center, Florida

About The Trade Show:

A successful apparel and accessories trade show that has been established with successful shows supported by retailers from the Caribbean and the Southeast. This event is one of the largest venues for women’s accessories and apparel offering lifestyle clothing. A ‘must’ attend event for the contemporary customer with a comfortable, relaxed and safe environment.

 

15. AGENDA Trade Show Las Vegas

When: August 11 – 12, 2021
Where: Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

About The Trade Show:

The last entry on this list of the top trade shows in the apparel industry in the United States of America is the AGENDA Trade Show Las Vegas. The trade show is all set to take place from August 11 to 12, 2021 at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

This is an exhaustive list of the top 15 apparel trade shows in the United States of America in the year 2021 and should hopefully be of value for your trade show calendar preparation and planning.

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